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Herbert List: Young Men & Still Lifes

Herbert List: Young Men & Still Lifes

The Fahey/Klein Gallery is pleased to present Young Men & Still Lifes by German photographer, Herbert List — The first exhibition of his legendary homoerotic male nudes in Los Angeles in over 25 years. List’s playful but austere, classically arranged compositions taken in Italy and Greece have become an indelible influence in modern and contemporary photography. Diary-like images of friends…
Vintage: Historic B&W photos of Benares (Varanasi), India (1890s)

Vintage: Historic B&W photos of Benares (Varanasi), India (1890s)

The Kingdom of Benares was given official status by the Mughals in 1737, and continued as a dynasty-governed area until Indian independence in 1947, during the reign of Dr. Vibhuti Narayan Singh. In the 18th century, Muhammad Shah ordered the construction of an observatory on the Ganges, attached to Man Mandir Ghat, designed to discover imperfections in the calendar in…
Alexander Ustinov: The power and truth of Alexander Ustinov

Alexander Ustinov: The power and truth of Alexander Ustinov

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography returns to its study of Soviet-era photography with an anniversary exhibition of photographs by Alexander Ustinov to mark his 110th birthday. A legend of the most important newspaper of his era—Pravda—where he worked for more than 50 years, Ustinov became the face of photojournalism of that period. The material gathered allowed the exhibition’s curators…
Biography: 19th Century Danish photographer Mary Steen

Biography: 19th Century Danish photographer Mary Steen

Mary Dorothea Frederica Steen (1856 – 1939) was a Danish photographer and feminist. At the age of 28, she opened a studio in Copenhagen where she specialized in indoor photography. In 1884, at the age of 28, she opened her own photographic studio on Amagertorv in the centre of Copenhagen. At the 1888 Nordic Exhibition she won a silver medal…
Vintage: Portraits of Betty Compson – Silent Movie Star

Vintage: Portraits of Betty Compson – Silent Movie Star

Betty Compson (1897 – 1974) was an American actress most famous in silent films and early talkies. Playing in vaudeville sketches with touring circuits, Compson got noticed by Hollywood producers. While touring, she was discovered by comedic producer Al Christie and signed a contract with him. Her first silent film, Wanted, a Leading Lady, was in November 1915. She made…
Interview with photographer William Mark Sommer

Interview with photographer William Mark Sommer

William Mark Sommer (b. 1990) is a film photographer from Sacramento, California. Traveling the many back roads through the Western United States for 10 years has let him explore the idea of American Dream. His travels brought him a closer understanding this nostalgic idea of America by seeing history in person and understanding its progressive nature in forgetting the past.…
Ken Van Sickle: Photography

Ken Van Sickle: Photography

Photographs is a collection of 140 of Ken Van Sickle favorite black and white photographs taken in various places around the world from 1952 to the present. Van Sickle evanescent photographs fulfill the time-traveling brief of all great photography, granting onlookers intimate, keyhole access to Paris in fifties, the New York Beat scene, Andy Warhol’s Factory. You can almost smell…
Interview with photographer Gary Beeber

Interview with photographer Gary Beeber

Gary Beeber is an award-winning American photographer/filmmaker who has exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the United States and Europe. Solo exhibitions include two at Generous Miracles Gallery NYC and “Personalities” (summer, 2017) at Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA. Beeber’s work has also been included in juried exhibitions throughout the country. Among Fortune 500 companies who collect his work…
Pushing West: The Photography of Andrew J. Russell

Pushing West: The Photography of Andrew J. Russell

Travel back in time through Andrew J. Russell’s epic photography of the Transcontinental Railroad’s western expansion, completed 150 years ago in 1869. Though commissioned to document the railroad and its successful development, Russell’s photography reveals the tensions between the economic and technological advances and the Railroad’s significant impact on western lands and Native peoples. His powerful imagery highlights the majesty…
Biography: 19th Century photographer Albert Southworth

Biography: 19th Century photographer Albert Southworth

Albert Southworth (1811–1894) operated Southworth & Hawes daguerreotype studio with Josiah Johnson Hawes (1808–1901) from 1843 to 1863. Southworth was a student of Samuel F.B. Morse, who, in addition to his other more famous pursuits, was an avid daguerreotypist. The partnership’s studio, located on the top floor of a Boston building, had enormous skylights to allow in copious amounts of…
John Cohen: Morocco

John Cohen: Morocco

In the summer of 1955 a relatively naive and uninformed John Cohen crossed the straits of Gibraltar. He arrived in Tangier with a handwritten note in cursive Arabic; the man who had composed it in New York had told him to “keep this paper far from your passport.” Cohen had no idea why or indeed what the note said; it…
Nino Migliori at Keith de Lellis Gallery

Nino Migliori at Keith de Lellis Gallery

Keith de Lellis Gallery features the mid-century work of Italian photographer Nino Migliori (b. 1926) in this summer’s exhibition. Self-taught, Migliori began making photographs in 1948, documenting his familiar and beloved Italy as it emerged from the second world war. The artist traveled throughout his homeland, from the impoverished south to the more affluent and industrial northern regions, capturing the…
Interview with photographer Genesis Cabrera

Interview with photographer Genesis Cabrera

Genesis Cabrera is an Artist – Photographer born in Venezuela and living in New York City. Her work emphasizes her passion for portrait and fashion where through portraits she reflects personality, moods, natural and raw imagery. Genesis deconstructs her own images adding different elements to create multiple artworks collages and to show different perspectives of the same person. Her inspirations…
Jerry N. Uelsmann: Magician of the Darkroom

Jerry N. Uelsmann: Magician of the Darkroom

Parallel to our main exhibition, we are showing photographs by Jerry Uelsmann in our cabinet. Uelsmann is one of the most influential photographers of his generation, because he did not only challenge with his montages the prevailing canon of his chosen medium, but he also anticipated an image language that came only into fruition in this perfection with the rise…
You Are Here: A Brief History of Photography and Place

You Are Here: A Brief History of Photography and Place

You Are Here: A Brief History of Photography and Place both embraces and challenges the photograph’s role as a faithful record of place, examining photography’s successes and failures in rendering, and sharing, fragments of the world. Drawn almost exclusively from NOMA’s permanent collection, the exhibition traces a history of photography from the origins of the medium to the present. Throughout,…
Vintage: Portraits by James Abbe (1920s)

Vintage: Portraits by James Abbe (1920s)

James Abbe (1883 – 1973) was an American photographer. His career as international photographer was first boosted by the Washington Post, which commissioned him to travel and take photographs of a 16-day voyage with the American battleship fleet to England and France in 1910. Many years later he traveled throughout Europe as a young photojournalist in the late 1920s and…
Bill Owens: Altamont 1969

Bill Owens: Altamont 1969

Bill Owens: Altamont 1969 presents a new and previously unpublished series of photographs of the Rolling Stones’ infamous concert at the Altamont Speedway in California. The Altamont Speedway Free Festival has become an emblem of the upheavals and aftershocks of a decade of change. At Altamont, Owens captured a generation’s desire to stand up and raise its voices against the…
Gil Rigoulet: Deaf Love

Gil Rigoulet: Deaf Love

“But soon there will be nothing left. Traces of lipstick on a glass remind us that only a few moments before, bodies were intertwined, each lusting for the other. Only objects remain. Now left to their own demise. Vases, glasses, full of words and clues and gasps and sighs from vanished passions. Objects placed in a particular order. An order…
Vintage: Thylacine, Tasmanian tiger (1930s)

Vintage: Thylacine, Tasmanian tiger (1930s)

The thylacine, now extinct, is one of the largest known carnivorous marsupials, evolving about 4 million years ago. The last known live animal was captured in 1933 in Tasmania. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger because of its striped lower back, or the Tasmanian wolf because of its canid-like characteristics. It was native to Tasmania, New Guinea, and…
Diane Levell: Intrepid Alchemist: Diane Levell’s Bucks County

Diane Levell: Intrepid Alchemist: Diane Levell’s Bucks County

This exhibition features an extraordinary series of landscapes by master photographer Diane Levell (American, born 1946), whose works are marked by poetic beauty, coupled with technical prowess. A selection of more than 20 photographs from Levell’s Bucks County series (2015 –) will illuminate her ability to seemingly transform the familiar into the magical. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Bucks…